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"Introduction to Health Care Management" Offered in Fall 2001 at Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8071

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, June 6, 2001

Hudson Valley Community College will offer a new three-credit business course this fall designed for people who are interested in learning about the health care system in the United States.

"Introduction to Health Care Management" will cover a broad variety of topics, including managed care, ambulatory care, and mental health care, as well as legal and ethical issues in the health care field. Students will examine trends in the health care industry and conduct research and case studies.

The course is designed for those who are currently in the health care management field or are interested in entering the field. There are no prerequisites.

The course will be offered during both day and evening sessions. Danielle Aldi and Pat Klimkewicz will be instructors for the course. Both instructors have experience in health care management.

For more information, contact Andrew Miller at 629-7225 in the Business Division at Hudson Valley Community College.

Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 50 degree and certification programs in four academic divisions: Liberal Arts and Sciences; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Business; as well as programs run through the Educational Opportunities Center offering certification programs in workforce and academic preparation. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 9,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining.